Sign up for the MSNBC newsletter

You have been successfully added to our newsletter.

Let our news meet your inbox

The Last Word

Hostage negotiations over debt ceiling

MSNBC's Lawrence O'Donnell explains why the normally disciplined Congressional Republicans are now in all-out panic mode in the most difficult negotiation they have faced to date with President Barack Obama.

BEST OF MSNBC

Play All

Have feedback?

How likely are you to recommend msnbc.com to a friend or colleague?

0 = Very unlikely
10 = Very likely
Please select answer

Is your feedback about:

Please select answer

Thank you!

Your feedback has been sent out. Please enjoy more of our content.

We appreciate your help making msnbc.com a better place.